Nabi

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 16) – The elephant and her calf

Islahi Majlis |  11-02-2019  |  The anecdote from the Mathnavi Shareef of Maulana Rumi (R) is discussed in which the life of a Murid is saved by following the advice of his Shaikh to not eat elephant meat. The lesson drawn out of this story is that the advice of elders is based on some vision(…)

3 advices of Abu Darda RA on his death bed (1/2) – Stanger Jamiah Masjid

Jumuah  |  15-02-2019  |  Stanger Jamiah Masjid Abu Darda (RA) conveyed the Amanah before he passed away. We too must convey and propagate as much as possible. Nabi (SAW) advised him three things: 1. Make Ibadah as if Allah is in front of you. 2. Live in this world like you are a dead person- he(…)

Recognising Allah through His beautiful names – Musallah Mahmoodiyah

Zikr Majlis |  07-02-2019  |  Musallah Mahmoodiyah, Westville North Ashaar: Koi hajat ho rakhta hu teri chokhat pe sar apna  The poetry of Arif Billah, Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Sb (R) which is a munajat (du’a) asking for the recognition of Allah SWT is discussed. The way to achieve this is through those who(…)

Strengthen Iman with Zikr and Dawat – Musjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands

Zikr  |  31-01-2019  |  Musjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands The pebbles in the palm of Abu Jahl proclaimed the Shahadah, proving to the world that they recognized Nabi (SAW) and Allah SWT. Allah SWT says in the Qur’an that everything in the Universe makes His Tasbeeh, but man lacks perception to recognise it. Rocks perceive the qudrat of Allah(…)

Durood in difficult moments

Zikr Majlis |  17-01-2019  | It is through Durood and Salaam that the true love of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) will be generated in the heart. When that love is generated, Iman is perfected, A’maal will be perfected and this will gain a person entry into Jannah! Every person has some difficulty or problem in life and(…)

Zikr creates deep inner peace

Zikr  |  29-11-2018  | Ashaar: ‘Dil pe kalme ki dharab lagaa, Laa ilaahah illallah’ Reading the Kalimah ‘Laa ilaahah illallah’ with ‘dharb’ (striking on the heart) has been found to be an effective way of treating the sicknesses of the heart. From the Ahadith of Nabi (SAW) it is known that the hearts become ‘rusty’(…)

THE SUBLIME CONDUCT OF THE NOBLE PROPHET ﷺ

Special  |  27-11-2018 | Masjid Yusuf, Parlock Allah SWT praises the sublime character of Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) in the Holy Qur’an with the unique words – وَإِنَّكَ لَعَلَىٰ خُلُقٍ عَظِيمٍ. No human being on earth, not even the previous Ambiya AS possessed the lofty standard of Akhlaq displayed by Nabi (SAW)! Great emphasis has been placed on(…)

Golden Principles from the Seerah (Part 1)

Special  |  19-11-2018  | The Seerah is an ocean which can be studied through many beautiful approaches. By adopting an analytical approach, an understanding of underpinning values and principles of the Seerah can be gained and applied in the contemporary world. The following golden principles derived from the Seerah were discussed: Optimism and hope in(…)

Attachment to Madina – our saviour

Zikr  |  15-11-2018  | Ashaar: Nazr doonde ti he diyaare Madinah The month of Rabiul Awwal has a close attachment to the biography of Nabi-e Kareem (SAW), but to confine discussions around his life and personality to this month will be a great injustice! The true Ummati of Rasulullah (SAW) is immersed in his Seerah every(…)

He will guide me to the shore even through stormy oceans – Avondale Musallah

Zikr  |  11-10-2018  |  Avondale Musallah |  The beautiful poetry recited ‘Ay Khuda Mujhko Aasoo Ka Darya Bhi De’ which is filled with lesson, was composed by Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Akhtar Sahib (R) whom Allāh SWT blessed with a heart filled with His love. Hazrat requests, ‘O Allah, grant me the enjoyment of the garden(…)

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